In 2014, Roanoke County's Purchasing division received the prestigious National Institute of Governmental Purchasing Excellence in Procurement Designation for the ninth consecutive year.
Roanoke County's Purchasing division continues to be recognized nationally for professionalism, fairness and outstanding business practices and vendor relations.
In 2012, the County of Roanoke was one of only five government agencies in Virginia, and just one of only 41 counties in the United States to receive the award.
||The Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award recognizes organizational excellence in procurement Public and non-profit organizations earn the award by obtaining a high application score based on standardized criteria. The judging criteria are designed to measure innovation professionalism, e-procurement, productivity, and leadership attributes of the procurement function.